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U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Spooner would have defined today's drug war advocates as those who “usurp absolute control over the minds and bodies of their fellow men.”
Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPrices
The crude oil “daisy chain” reseller boom is just one example of the absurdity of the 1970s price controls on the oil and gas sector.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History
America must reject the false dilemma of managed trade versus regulated trade — and choose free trade.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
People aren't spending as much as they used to on automobiles. But there are still plenty of buyers willing to go into debt for a well-equipped car.
U.S. HistoryMoney and Banking
Rothbard saw at an early stage of his life as a graduate student that the Jacksonian period was a defining one in American history.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism
LBJ wanted to be remembered for his Great Society legacy. And he has his wish.
Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History
The origins of the Sherman Act provide an important reminder that politicians can be motivated by revenge, greed, hatred, jealously, and spite.
Taxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
And yet I feel obliged to withhold my approval ... [for] the appropriation of public funds...
U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory
It is a common fallacy that if a person is successful in business, they will be a good politician. This is dangerously naive.
In spite of rising debt and worries about long term trends in affordability, new American houses and apartments are larger than they've ever been before.